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Meanings of Penning:

verb

Write or compose.

Usage examples:

Olivia penned award-winning poetry
noun

An instrument for writing or drawing with ink, typically consisting of a metal nib or ball, or a nylon tip, fitted into a metal or plastic holder.

Usage examples:

These include a cuddly toy, a ball, pens, pencils and paper, a toothbrush and toothpaste.
abbreviation

International association of poets, playwrights, editors, essayists, and novelists.

Present participle of pen formal

Meanings of Penninite:

noun

A green or greenish-blue mineral consisting of a hydrous silicate of magnesium, ferrous iron, and aluminium, and now usually regarded as a pseudo-trigonal variety of clinochlore.

Meanings of Pennipotent:

adjective

Strong-winged; powerful in flight.

Meanings of Penniveined:

adjective

Pinnately veined; = penninerved .

Meanings of Pennon:

noun

A long triangular or swallow-tailed flag, especially one of a kind formerly attached to a lance or helmet; a pennant.

Meanings of Pennoncel:

noun

A small pennon upon a helmet or lance; a pencel (now historical). formerly also: †a pennon or pendant of a ship (obsolete).

Pennons

ˈpɛnən

Meanings of Pennons:

noun

A long triangular or swallow-tailed flag, especially one of a kind formerly attached to a lance or helmet; a pennant.

Pennsylvania

ˌpen.sɪlˈveɪ.ni.ə

Meanings of Pennsylvania:

proper noun

A state in the north-eastern us; population 12,448,279 (est. 2008); capital, harrisburg. founded in 1682 by william penn, it was one of the original thirteen states of the union and ratified the us constitution in 1787.

noun

A state in the northeastern us, whose capital is harrisburg and whose largest city is philadelphia

Usage examples:

I live near the university of pennsylvania., the county is one of pennsylvania's most important far…

Pennsylvanian

ˌpen.sɪlˈveɪ.ni.ən

Meanings of Pennsylvanian:

adjective

Relating to the state of pennsylvania.

Usage examples:

The co-author of the pennsylvanian study said it showed that early infancy constituted a critical p…
noun

A native or inhabitant of pennsylvania.

Usage examples:

Shouldn't pennsylvanians and all americans expect the same thing?

Meanings of Pennsylvanians:

noun

A native or inhabitant of pennsylvania.

Usage examples:

Shouldn't pennsylvanians and all americans expect the same thing?
adjective

Relating to the state of pennsylvania.

Usage examples:

The co-author of the pennsylvanian study said it showed that early infancy constituted a critical p…

Penny

ˈpen.i

Meanings of Penny:

noun

A british bronze coin and monetary unit equal to one hundredth of a pound.

Usage examples:

Calls are charged at fifty pence a minute
combining form

(especially in pre-decimal currency) costing a specified number of pence.

Usage examples:

Threepenny

Penny-ante

ˈpen.iˌæn.ti

Meanings of Penny-ante:

adjective

Of little value or importance

Usage examples:

He was proposing some penny-ante increase.

Meanings of Penny-pincher:

noun

A person who is unwilling to spend money

Usage examples:

He takes offense at the notion he's a penny-pincher, insisting all his workers are paid above minim…

Penny-pinching

ˈpen.iˌpɪn.tʃɪŋ

Meanings of Penny-pinching:

adjective

Unwilling to spend money; miserly.

Usage examples:

Being frugal doesn't mean you have to turn into a penny pinching miser
noun

Unwillingness to spend money.

Usage examples:

This penny-pinching has exposed the bridge's steelwork to corrosion

Penny-whistle

ˌpen.i ˈwɪs.əl

Meanings of Penny-whistle:

noun

A small cheap musical instrument shaped like a tube with holes along one side and a part for your mouth at one end that you blow into

Meanings of Pennycress:

noun

A european weed with flat round pods, which has become naturalized in north america.

Usage examples:

Scout winter wheat fields for winter broadleaf weeds such as field pennycress and tansy mustard.

Meanings of Pennyland:

noun

In orkney, caithness, and shetland: a division of land on which a tax of one silver penny was owed to the overlord (probably originally the king of norway), comprising one eighteenth of a urisland. also: (in the hebrides and parts of the western mainland) a similar division of land equal to one twentieth of a tirung or ounceland.

Pennyroyal

pɛnɪˈrɔɪəl

Meanings of Pennyroyal:

noun

Either of two small-leaved plants of the mint family, used in herbal medicine.

Usage examples:

Mint, lemon balm, pennyroyal, chives, chamomile, mayflower, and summer savory are a few herbs perfe…

Pennyroyals

pɛnɪˈrɔɪəl

Meanings of Pennyroyals:

noun

Either of two small-leaved plants of the mint family, used in herbal medicine.

Usage examples:

Mint, lemon balm, pennyroyal, chives, chamomile, mayflower, and summer savory are a few herbs perfe…

Pennyweights

ˈpɛnɪweɪt

Meanings of Pennyweights:

noun

A unit of weight, 24 grains or one twentieth of an ounce troy.

Usage examples:

Gold is measured using troy weights (as opposed to the more familiar avoirdupois weights): 24 grain…

Meanings of Pennywhistle:

noun

Another term for tin whistle.

Meanings of Pennywise:

adjective

Extremely careful about the way one spends even small amounts of money.

Usage examples:

We're all penny wise these days

Pennywort

ˈpɛnɪwəːt

Meanings of Pennywort:

noun

Any of a number of plants with rounded leaves.

Usage examples:

Smaller herbs are marsh pennywort and camphor weed (both also common in u.s. wetlands).

Meanings of Pennyworth:

noun

An amount of something that may be bought for a penny.

Usage examples:

A pennyworth of chips

Pennyworths

ˈpɛnɪwəːθ

Meanings of Pennyworths:

noun

An amount of something that may be bought for a penny.

Usage examples:

A pennyworth of chips

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